The Iowa Department of Transportation says seven open-house public input meetings will be held to discuss and gather input regarding the Iowa Park and Ride System Plan. The Iowa DOT is developing the plan to identify ideal locations for park and ride facilities to serve commuters in the state. The public input meeting schedule includes a session Sept. 18th in Council Bluffs. The meeting takes place from 4:30 to 6:30 p.m. at the Charles E. Lakin Human Services Campus, Salvation Army Building ( 715 N. 16th St).
At each meeting, a presentation will be made and Iowa DOT personnel will be available to individually discuss the plan. The meeting rooms are accessible for persons with disabilities. To provide comments, to request special accommodations at a meeting, or to ask about transportation options to a meeting, contact the Iowa DOT, Office of Systems Planning (800 Lincoln Way, Ames, Iowa 50010). Call 515-239-1520 ( or email Iowa.Motion@dot.iowa.gov).
The Iowa DOT will be accepting public comments on the plan through Oct. 16th, 2014. There are several ways to provide your input on the plan. You can provide input via the open-house meetings, the online survey (www.surveymonkey.com/s/ParkAndRide2014), or both. You can view the plan online at: www.iowadot.gov/iowainmotion/park_ride.html.